How to Create and Set Custom Ringtones on iPhone?

iphone ringtone
iphone ringtone

Today, the telephone has become something of a work tool for a lot of people. Indeed, we use it for thousands of things throughout the day and the possibilities are almost endless.
Indeed, you may not know it, but you can for example customize SMS and call ringtones from contacts. A good way to find out who has sent you a message or who is trying to reach you, without even having to look at their cell phone.
But if you have tried to do it on iPhone you have surely faced a problem, the fact that the number of ringtones available is limited, but above all generic as possible in terms of choice.
Indeed, you have noticed that it is very complicated to manage to change the ringtone and it does indeed require a little practice. In this article, we will therefore start from the basics by teaching you how to import your ringtones into your iPhone..
Once this is done, you will simply be given the procedure to follow so that you can customize your iPhone ringtones depending on who is looking to reach you in an easy and fast way.

Create ringtones via iTunes

The first thing will therefore be to use iTunes to import your ringtones directly to your cellphone. For this, the first step is to recover the music you want to turn into a ringtone.
To do this, go through one of your music tracks that you have purchased or through other solutions that we will not detail to you, because they are simply not legal and therefore we do not encourage them.
Once these songs are on your computer, what you will have to do is simply import them into iTunes.
To do this, follow these steps:

  • First, launch the iTunes program and go to files.
  • Then in Add a file to the library.
  • Find your audio file and confirm.
  • Once that's done, go without the section Parts, right-click the sound and select Information about the piece.
  • Once you are there, go to the game Options and you'll have the ability to start and leave the sound whenever you want.
  • Select the passage that suits you, keeping in mind what it should do less than 30 seconds to be considered a ringtone.
  • Once done, commit the changes.
  • Then go to the tab File and click on convert which will Create an AAC version of the snippet you just created.
  • Then save this file on your PC and you can delete it from your iTunes library.

Put your song in the right format

The problem with this AAC file is that it is not in the correct format to be able to put it directly on your iPhone and be recognized as a ringtone. So we're going to have to make a change there.
For this, there is nothing very complicated. Indeed, go to your favorite browser and simply type AAC to M4R. There, open the first converter offered to you.
Just drag your file and wait for the converter to do its job.

That's it, you now have your ringtone in the right format and all you have to do is add it to iTunes. Once done, plug in your iPhone and sync it.

The easy solution, buy it on the store

Know that if you do not want to bother, there is also a solution that could be described as easy. Indeed, it is possible to directly download ringtones from your iPhone.
To do this, you will simply have to go to the iTunes Store. Be careful, not all music can be used as a ringtone, because it exceeds the famous thirty seconds.

You will then have to click on “Other” at the bottom right of the screen and go to the ringtone category.

There, you will have a wide choice for prices which will generally be around one euro per ringtone. Pay, download it and you will have a ringtone.

Customize your ringtones by contact

Now that you have used one of the two techniques to have ringtones, let's see how to go about customizing the ringtones for your different contacts, whether for calls or SMS.
For this, you will simply have to go to your contacts and click on the card of the one whose ringtones you want to change. Once you are there, click "Edit" at the top right of the screen.
You will then be able to scroll until you are asked what you want to put as a personalized ringtone, whether for calls or for SMS.